Unleash your inner chef and get creative in the kitchen!
You can win $1000 cooking with Panamei Seafood


The contest is open to the following territories where Panamei products are available: US, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Panama.

To enter the challenge:

  • Follow @panameiseafood on Instagram or Facebook
  • Submit a photo or video of an original recipe that includes and features one or more Panamei® product(s)
  • Post it on your Instagram or Facebook and tag @Panameiseafood
  • Complete and submit your information using the form below
  • Deadline to enter the competition is April 4th, 2021
  • Weekly winners will receive US $100 and or souvenirs
  • Grand prize winner takes home US $1000

complete rules

Check out the challenge
rules and regulations here

entry form

Interested in entering the
contest? Enter here!


Gift cards, sourvenirs and
a Grand Prize of $1,000


Frequently Asked


Patricia Mestre

Inspired Chef + Food Stylist

Chef and Food Stylist Patricia Mestre is quite a personality with her Cuban-Italian roots bringing soul to the kitchen. She’s been one of Panamei’s inspired chefs since 2017. Patty likes to turn up the heat… with Chilis, Tequila, & Fire.

Norma Berrios

Chef + Food Blogger

As a lawyer, author, chef and food blogger… Norma has quite the impressive resume.
@Ensalpicadas features simple recipes that are different and encourage her followers to think outside the box.

Manuel Mendez

Chef + Food Blogger

Chef Manu loves homemade and creative food. For the renown Dominican chef, creating recipes that everyone can prepare, and share is the main goal, integrating new products and ideas to traditional dishes. #ManusALaObra @chemanurd

Catherine Lemoine

Chef + Food Blogger

Cathy’s cooking skills are top of the line. She’s a chef, producer, food stylist, blogger and founder of @TemporadaPopUp dedicated to opening themed seasonal restaurants in the Dominican Republic. As a FAO’s consultant in Dominican Republic she does researches in the industry to develop the food culture.@cathylemoine

Frankie Zerquera

Chef + Restaurant Owner

Chef Frankie specializes in Cuban fusion cuisine. He reinvents classic dishes yet stays true to his “Spanglish” culture all the way from the 305. Chef owner of @TheCafe72, @CaporalChicken and executive chef La Mesa Miami he’s been featured in SOBE-WFF Burger Bash, Cooking Channel’s Food Paradise, Miami New Times, and cohosts La Jama TV… ya tu sabe!

Enrique Piñeiro

Chef + Restaurant Owner

Executive chef and owner of Mesa 364, Piñeiro’s passion is cooking and highlighting the authentic flavors and unique taste of the puertorican cuisine with his “Chef Table” concept. @chefpineiro


Contestant info:
Email *
Phone Number*

Country of Residence*

Social Media Account
(Used to tag your recipe) @

Are you over 18 years old?

Recipe info:
Recipe Name*
Featured Panamei product(s)*
Recipe Photo or Video

Photo or video must include Panamei product.
JPG, PNG, TIFF or MP4 files are accepted

By entering the contest and clicking submit, I accept the terms and conditions of the 2021 Panamei Splash Cooking Challenge and grant permission to use the recipe and photo submitted for the contest, on all Panamei Seafood and Quirch Foods’ social media and advertising platforms they consider appropriate. I also certify that the recipe and photo are original and do not infringe copyright rules.



USD $1,000
(One Thousand Dollars)


USD $ 100

Panamei Souvenirs


Eligibility, can I participate?

  • The contest is only open to participants residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Panama.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Participants cannot be employees of Quirch Foods LLC, Butts Foods, or Colorado Boxed Beef.


What type of recipes can I enter to the contest?

  • To participate, the recipe must be original (created by the participant) and not a copy from a book, internet blog, cooking show, etc.
  • The recipe must feature at least one Panamei® brand seafood product (no other brands will be permitted).


What type of photo or video should I submit?

  • Recipe’s photo and/or video must include Panamei® product, packaging is optional. No other branded packaging or elements can be present.
  • Photo file formats: JPG, PNG or TIFF
  • Video must be up to 60 seconds. MP4 Format.


Is my information going to be public?

  • By submitting your recipe, you are granting Quirch Foods LLC and its subsidiaries permission to share the photo or video of your recipe, your name and country of residence. If you are a participant or a winner, that information may be shared on Panamei Seafood® and Quirch Foods® advertising platforms and social media.
  • Your social media profile does not need to be public; this allows you to show only what you have shared as part of the contest.


When/How are you going to notify the winners?

  • We’ll announce winners every week (up to 3 x $100 gift cards per week and giveaways) on Panamei Seafood’s social media platforms and this website.
  • Grand prize winner will be announced the week of April 19th, 2021 (deadline to enter the contest is April 4th, 2021)

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